Levelling out: Industry revenue growth slows following a recent boost in construction demand

Operators in the Landscaping Services industry provide a range of construction and horticultural services on new construction projects and existing properties. The industry comprises many small-scale, geographically dispersed contracting firms that typically target local residential building markets to work directly with households or public sector authorities. The industry has expanded rapidly over the past five years, underpinned by robust construction growth in key building and infrastructure markets, including reconstruction activity in the Canterbury region following the 2010-11 earthquakes. Stronger household spending on discretionary goods and services, and the benefits landscaping services can have on property prices have also supported industry growth over the period...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Accelerated demand growth from key construction and household markets has driven industry expansion
  • Reconstruction in the Canterbury region has stimulated demand for landscaping
  • The decline in residential building trends will limit demand for landscaping services
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Landscaping Services industry displays moderate capital intensity, which is higher than most industries in the Construction division. This is due to the requirement for landscaping contractors to use a range of capital equipment, such as earthmoving machinery, pumps and specialist machinery for turf cutting, aerating and compressing soil and aggregate. All contractors are required to purchase utility vehicles for the transport of materials and equipment between work sites. Other capital equipment is purchased, rented on a short-term basis or supplied through subcontractors. Small-scale landscapers often hire equipment on a project-by-project basis.The ratio of labour expenses to depreciation charges is indicative of the industry's degree of capital intensity. In ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Landscaping Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Landscaping Services are:

  • Maintenance of excellent customer relations
  • Management of seasonal production
  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from residential building construction and residential construction capital expenditure in the Landscaping Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Landscaping Services in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators are primarily engaged in landscaping services, including landforming and constructing retaining walls, paths, decks, fences, ponds and similar structures. Operators also engage in garden planting and installing sprinkler and drainage systems in conjunction with landscaping services.

    Industry Products
  • Garden design implementation
  • Fence construction
  • Lawn installation
  • Public garden and streetscape planting
  • Sprinkler and drainage system installation
  • Industry Activities
  • Brick paving
  • Fence construction (except agricultural)
  • Garden design implementation
  • Pond construction
  • Landscape construction
  • Lawn construction
  • Retaining wall construction
  • Rockery work
  • Streetscape planting
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • residential construction capital expenditure
  • Dwelling consents issued
  • Real household discretionary income

  • Current Performance
  • Profit and jobs growth
  • Downstream construction trends
  • Other demand drivers
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profit margins tighten
  • Weak construction demand
  • Table: Landscaping Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Landscaping Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • House Construction in New Zealand
  • Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction in New Zealand
  • Road and Bridge Construction in New Zealand
  • Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction in New Zealand
  • Institutional Building Construction in New Zealand
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in New Zealand
  • Land Development and Subdivision in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Architectural and Design Services in New Zealand
  • Hardware Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Heavy Machinery and Scaffolding Rental and Hiring in New Zealand
  • Metal and Mineral Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Timber Wholesaling in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Garden design implementation
  • Fence construction
  • Lawn installation
  • Public garden and streetscape planting
  • Sprinkler and drainage system installation
  • Chart: Landscaping Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Home owners and developers (new construction)
  • Home owners (alterations and additions)
  • Commercial property developers
  • Residential property developers
  • Infrastructure developers and owners
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Landscaping Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Contractors
  • Vehicle expenses
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Landscaping Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Landscaping Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Landscaping Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Landscaping Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Do-it-yourself. This refers to home owners that undertake landscaping services rather than outsourcing to a skilled industry operator.
  • Hard Landscaping
  • Hard landscaping, or hardscaping, refers to the construction and installation of architectural features such as retaining walls, paving, water features, pergolas, arbours and fences.
  • Soft Landscaping
  • Soft landscaping, or softscaping, refers to the installation of gardens and lawns, such as seeding and settling turf, installing plants and soil maintenance.
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